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West Nile Virus Confirmed in Mosquitoes

News ImageSeptember 3, 2014  On September 3, 2014 the Garland Health Department (GHD) received a report of laboratory confirmed presence of West Nile Virus (WNV) in mosquitos collected in the 1400 block of E. Miller Road.
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2014 Garland Neighborhood Summit

News ImageOctober 20, 2014  The City of Garland is excited to host the 12th Annual Neighborhood Summit from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25. This engaging and interactive event will provide the opportunity for attendees to explore trends that will help everyone to fully own and participate in the reality of a better, more sustainable and more beautiful Garland.
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Council District Updates Begin Airing Oct. 30

News ImageOctober 20, 2014  Every year, each Garland City Council member has an opportunity to host a program on CGTV to update their constituents on important developments in their districts and answer questions. These pre-recorded programs will begin airing on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m.
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Public Health Update - Ebola Information

News ImageOctober 17, 2014  At least five contacts in Garland are being monitored by Dallas County Health and Human Services. These contacts were on Frontier Airlines Flight 1143 with the second nurse that tested positive for the virus. One of the contacts in Garland is not under an official quarantine, but has been asked by Dallas County Health to stay home for 21 days and is being monitored twice a day by phone and being told not to travel. The four additional Garland contacts are considered extremely low risk. They are self-monitoring twice a day by phone and have no other restrictions.
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Garland Launches Feral Cat Program

News ImageOctober 10, 2014  The City of Garland Animal Services Department, in partnership with Garland Pawsibilities, is launching a trap-neuter-return (TNR) program designed to humanely reduce the feral cat population in Garland.
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